Laboratory

Willapa Harbor Hospital’s  Laboratory is staffed by personnel certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and Phlebotomists licensed by the Washington State Department of Health.  The Lab performs a broad range of routine and stat testing that covers the following areas of laboratory science: Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation, Immunohematology and Microbiology. Infrequently ordered esoteric testing is available by referral to a reference laboratory. Laboratory technology and equipment at Willapa Harbor Hospital are constantly upgraded as new advances are made in  laboratory science and testing.

Laboratory Services are provided at Willapa Harbor Hospital to conduct tests on clinical specimens from patients.  70% of healthcare decisions are made based on information provided by Laboratory professionals.

The Laboratory Department is comprised of Medical Technologists and Technicians who operate a variety of high-tech, state of the art analyzers and licensed Phlebotomist who, skillfully and with a minimum of discomfort, collect blood samples.

The Laboratory at Willapa Harbor Hospital provides laboratory testing  24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Outpatient phlebotomy is available Monday through Friday 7:30am to 5:30pm.  Appointments outside of these hours are available by special arrangement.   The Laboratory also provides employment drug test collections.  Our goal is to exceed our patient’s expectations and experience.

With a commitment to quality and accuracy, Willapa Harbor Hospital’s lab is surveyed and licensed by the Washington State Department of Health.